Many travelers purchase travel insurance to provide coverage for things such as trip cancellation, lost or stolen luggage, and medical emergencies suffered overseas. However, if you plan to participate in adventure sports while on your trip, you may also
need to purchase an additional upgrade in order to have coverage.
SCUBA diving is one adventurous activity that people may try when traveling But, under Arch RoamRight plans, the details of your SCUBA diving excursion may determine whether you need an upgrade or if you’re covered by the base travel insurance plans.
With Arch RoamRight, the Hazardous Sports Upgrade provides coverage for things that can happen while
participating in adventurous activities such as bungee jumping, SCUBA diving, and more. The Hazardous Sports Upgrade is available with the Arch RoamRight Elite plan as well as the partner-exclusive Arch RoamRight Pro and Pro Plus plans.
Depending on the details of your SCUBA dive, including your diving certification and the depth to which you plan on diving, you may be covered under the base Arch RoamRight travel insurance plans without an upgrade. Keep reading to find out if you’ll
need to purchase the Hazardous Sports Upgrade.
Under the base Arch RoamRight plans, a diver does NOT need to be certified provided:
If a diver wants to go below 130 feet without a dive master present, they must be PADI or NAUI certified and have purchased coverage through the Hazardous Sports Upgrade.
To be eligible for coverage, A dive instructor is only required if the diver is not PADI or NAUI certified and the dive exceeds 130 feet of water.
All dives above 130 feet are covered.
If a diver wants to go below that depth, they must either:
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RoamRight's Marketing Communications Specialist, Victoria Zidwick, has worked in the travel insurance industry for more than five years. She has traveled extensively throughout the United States and has a handful of international travel experiences.Victoria's travel experiences have changed in recent years, as her family grows and she is learning the ins and outs of traveling with children. Connect with Victoria on LinkedIn or follow her onTwitter or Google Plus.
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